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. president jimmy carter absolutely opposed john anderson's participation, and the league had a choice. do they support the independent candidate's participation or do they capitulate to the demands of jimmy carter? the league did the right thing, they stood up for the united states and invited john anderson. passed for four years later. the walter mondale and ronald reagan campaign's vetoed 80 of the moderator that the league of women voters have proposed for the debates. never try to get rid of difficult questions. 8-0. 80. the league then held a press conference and lambast the campaigns for trying to get rid of the difficult questions. of course there was an outcry. the result was fantastic. for the next debate, the campaign were required to accept the lead's moderators. four more years later and you have the michael this caucus and george bush campaign's drafting the first ever 12-page secret debate contract. they gave it to the league of women voters and said implement this. they said, are you kidding me? we are not going to implement a secret contract. instead, the release the contr
-sex marriage, to corporate accountability for international human rights violations, and phone rights. john roberts cast the final vote for the health care act, raising questions about whether the conservative justice will continue to ally himself with more liberal elements of the bench. oral arguments today will be the first public session since the justices delivered the healthcare ruling in june. to talk about the significance of the case before the court, we are joined by the presidents f for alliance for justice. talk about the last decision, the last time the justices were together, what does it mean, it significant? particularly, justice roberts' vote? >> good morning. it is a tree to be here. i am one of your most loyal fans. last year, we had a blockbuster case with the court deciding the constitutionality of president obama's health care law. to many, the decision was a surprise. the chief justice had a majority to basically find the act constitutional under the government cost taxing powers. many were surprised, many expected the court to rule health care unconstitutional. so i t
importance than a masterpiece by raphael." john adams said, "the age of painting and sculpture has not arrived in this country, and i hope it will not arrive soon. i would not give a sixpence for a picture of raphael." nevertheless, admiration for the artist became so great th copies of his works grew in number, especially of the madonna of the chair. merchants and landowners placed these copies in rooms filled with family portraits and memorabilia. unlike jefferson's monticello, the copy after raphael might now be the only art relating to an old master in the room. the attitude toward raphael changed during the 19th century. through prints and the new medium of photography, copies of his sistine madonna and other works proliferated. once mass-produced, they were no longer a mark of taste and distinction but symbolized their owner's ral as well as artistic values. eventually, raphael's images became so commonplace they were fair game for parody. in the late 19th century, a new, more sophisticated type of collector arose in america: the millionaire who, having amassed a fortune, was
ruled attorney general john ashcroft circumvented the constitution. on friday, a federal judge ruled he was wrongly imprisoned and is entitled to challenge the government's misuse of the law in court. those are some of the headlines. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. with less than five weeks before the general election, president obama and republican presidential nominee mitt romney squared off in their first presidential debate wednesday in denver, colorado. for 90 minutes, the candidates faced off over taxes, unemployment, economic regulations, social security, health care, education, partisan gridlock and other domestic issues. romney repeatedly attacked obama's record, often putting the president on the defensive. many supporters of obama have expressed surprise that he never mentioned several of romney's potential weak spots, including his record as the private equity firm bain capital. also his vast personal wealth and offshore investments, and his recent remark that 47% of americans are government dependents. some domestic iss
, one with black hair. one that's very fair because what do we have to do when we take john outside? he has to get lots of sunscreen. and one that's a deep, dark, rich, chocolate color. but they're both boys, so they're the same, but they're different. hendrick: it is very important that we communicate openly and directly with our children about issues of race, ethnicity, and gender. woman: does anybody know what is the same about us? child: no. our skin. woman: we all have skin. hendrick: and we can start by simply not shying away from answering some very basic questions or comments our children may have-- comments that are not intended to hurt. woman: our ears are different. for example, i once heard a child ask in surprise, "you mean, you're black all over?" or we might hear, "how come he walks so funny?" or, "no girls here. this is a guy thing." questions like these should never be hushed up. instead, they should be regarded as not-to-be-missed opportunities to provide matter-of-fact answers, just as we would answer questions about why the dogs are barking or how come the whistle bl
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